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Originally posted by loam
The notion that the government needs to protect a dumb populous from itself- at the potential expense of certain long standing liberties that have served as the bedrock of our founding principles- seems to permeate almost every government policy now.
In isolation, they seem mildly beyond reasonable. In the aggregate, you realize under the right conditions tyranny is a stone's throw away....
It's all quite depressing...
Originally posted by soficrow
Genocide by quarantine and starvation is an established depopulation strategy, usually targeted to class not just race.